Amina Aweis — How I Left My Career in Marketing and Became A Software Engineer 

Tech Sisters Interviews is a series that profiles Muslim women in tech and brings attention to the incredible personalities and work we have in our community. We’re so excited to welcome Amina Aweis as our latest Tech Sister! Lots of you might already know Amina from Twitter, Medium, or as one-quarter of the TBMG Podcast. […]

Doonyah Alucozai — Teenage Co-Founder, Tech Researcher, and STEM Champion 

Tech Sisters Interviews is a series that profiles Muslim women in tech and brings attention to the incredible personalities and work we have in our community. We’re so excited to welcome Doonyah as our latest Tech Sister! She’s a senior in High School who is passionate about female empowerment and representation in STEM. She’s deeply […]

How To Accelerate Your Tech Career By Challenging Yourself Every Day – Interview with Rahma Javed

In today’s Tech Sisters interview, Rahma Javed joins us to tell you her story and how to accelerate your tech career by always challenging yourself. Rahma is the Director of Engineering for the Restaurants group at Deliveroo. She focuses on helping Deliveroo becoming the best partner for its restaurants and driving growth and profitability for […]

From Biomedical Student to Tech Speaker – Interview with Ramla Anshur

Ramla is a life-long student who is passionate about learning about technology and how digital transformation can empower businesses and communities, and particularly healthcare. As a STEM ambassador, she enjoys sharing her knowledge with peers, mentoring younger children to encourage their exploration of opportunities, and attending BAME/Women in Tech events to further expand her knowledge […]

Reflections on 19 years as a Muslim woman in tech – Interview with Sadiya Zackria

Sadiya is an energetic and highly motivated IT professional with over 18 years of progressively complex systems development and support experience. She’s also a super active and positive member of the Tech Sisters community. It was a real pleasure getting to know Sadiya and her experiences as a Muslim woman in tech! Can you describe […]

My Life as a Startup Founder – Interview with Amany Killawi

Social worker turned social entrepreneur, Amany is the Co-Founder & COO a.k.a Team Swiss Army Knife at LaunchGood.com: A crowdfunding platform to support Muslims launching good all over the world by helping them raise funds for their projects, campaigns, and creative ideas. Today, she tells us about what it’s really like as a startup founder, […]

What I look for as an interviewer at Cisco with Farhan Ali Khan

Photo by Max Duzij on Unsplash How I got into tech I’ve always loved learning by making things. Being an electronics engineer, I had a fun time working on microcontrollers/robots, but electronics is an expensive hobby to pursue. Back in 2009, Reddit was a big social platform for people to network, share their ideas and […]

The Importance of Tech Internships and Networking – Interview with Nadah Feteih

Can you describe how you first got into tech? What originally sparked your interest? I was going to high school in San Diego, and my counsellor suggested that I take a computer science elective. I was always into math and science, but I never had any experience with CS. I thought it was similar enough […]

Teaching Assistant to Successful Freelance WordPress Developer with Zuzana Kunckova

How did you first get into tech? After having my third child, I couldn’t see myself going back to work as a TA. Even though it was limited hours and term time only, being with kids at work and being with my kids at home was too much for me. So I just sat down […]

The Importance of Self Learning with Naveera Ashraf, The Niqabi Coder Mum

Salaam Naveera! Can you describe how you first got into tech? What originally sparked your interest? I have always loved the tech field. And I love to learn. So even when I wasn’t actively learning with a career in mind, I was learning something or other. I remember I learnt to make animations using PowerPoint […]